Architecture

Banqueting House

Born in 1573, Inigo Jones is regarded as the most important architect of English classicism. Little is known about his early years, but it is considered certain that he spent many years in Italy. There he studied in detail the works of antiquity and Italian...

Puente de Vizcaya

In the northern Spanish province of Bizkaia, more precisely above the river that separates the municipality of Portugalete and the municipality of Getxo in the Bilbao conurbation, stands a structure known in Spain as the Puente Colgante ("Hanging Bridge"). It is not...

Rialto Bridge

Venice, La Serenissima, Queen of the Adriatic, city of masks and love. Venice, today for many only the city of the romantic gondola ride over the Canal Grande.   But Venice is much more than a distortion of its great past. The truth about this city lies in the...

English Garden

"England's pre- or pre-Romanticism begins in the middle of the 18th century and is predominantly literary and related to the German and Swiss Sturm und Drang as well as Rousseau's Back to Nature´. The new feeling of nature finds architectural expression in the...
Puente de Vizcaya

Puente de Vizcaya

In the northern Spanish province of Bizkaia, more precisely above the river that separates the municipality of...

Rialto Bridge

Rialto Bridge

Venice, La Serenissima, Queen of the Adriatic, city of masks and love. Venice, today for many only the city of the...

English Garden

English Garden

"England's pre- or pre-Romanticism begins in the middle of the 18th century and is predominantly literary and related...

Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace

In order to present the British products in direct comparison with their international competitors and to show the...

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Gloriette Vienna

Gloriette Vienna

The word "Gloriette" refers to a building in a garden that is located on an elevated site. The largest and most famous...

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Canals

Canals

In the early 17th century Amsterdam was the third largest city in Europe and undisputedly the financial centre of the...

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Red House

Red House

The Arts and Crafts Movement was an art movement that originated in 19th century England and lasted until the end of...

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Barcaccia Fountain

Barcaccia Fountain

Rome is not only the city of love, the city of a thousand cats and the seven hills. No, "Roma Capitale" is also the...

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